Highlander of the Month
Every month, each department selects and honors a student. At the Highlander of the Month reception, parents, students, and staff gather in the library to hear the accomplishments, contributions, and strengths of these outstanding Scots. If you know any of these young people or their families, congratulate them!
Art Jasmine Chiu an amazing and promising artist; exciting to see her creations; stellar example of discipline and persistence; level of detail is awe-inspiring AVID Deah Hohn comes prepared and with assignments complete; committed to learning and improving; work is thoughtful and goes beyond standard; role model for peers Business/Industrial Tech Ella Rogers brings her own love of sports to the pages of the annual; artful showcasing of athletics; instrumental in helping shape new look Directed Studies Izzy Padua has shown amazing progress in learning and showing initiative in completing her jobs and does so with pride; loves to help others English Ana Soto-Sosa committed to doing well in all areas of class; open and optimistic personality; infectious enthusiasm; class leader; eloquent and thoughtful FACSE Elena Tapia her enthusiasm is contagious; extremely hard worker who sets an example for others; always looking to help others; first to arrive and last to leave Mathematics Selene Bogstie dedicated student who sets a positive example; thoughtful and supportive; ask questions that promote learning; conscientious, responsible PE/Health Reese Jones stellar multi-sport athlete; competitive spirit and intrinsic drive; never backs down from a challenge; inspires and motivates classmate Science Tori Willis embodies Scots values every day; takes risks in class, supports self, teacher and peers, words and actions show she leads by example; contributes to class Social Studies Sienna Mikesell tremendous all-around student; shows a lot of growth in abilities; work quality and focus serve as an example to peers; handles challenge World Languages Charles Asiedu frequently has thoughtful questions; shows how deeply he thinking about material and connect and applies concepts; his passion for learning in contagious
Art Grace Tefft compassionate, kind, thoughtful, artistic, colorful; goes out of her way to help others; creates visually powerful, award-winning art; works hard AVID Amira Souikni confident, motivated, deep-thinking; sets the bar high for self and peers; always helpful; a treasure in class and a delight to work with Business/Industrial Tech Sophia Bohrer uses artistic skills to create compositions that pop; dedicated, dependable, works well with/supports others Directed Studies Jaylin Hughes positive attitude, encourages others to try their best; beacon of light and a shoulder to lean on; brave and mature English Angela Owens maintains high standards; gifted writer and analytical thinker who consistently produces high quality work; strong leader; mature; thoughtful FACSE Grace Gamble brings positive, fun energy to an early class; diligent about doing her best on assignments and assessments; has a knack for helping others Mathematics Nury Diaz achievements are attributable to awesome mindset and work ethic; the most thorough assignments ever; impresses on daily basis Music Andy Chamberlain one of the most well-rounded musicians around; highly-motivated, humble, kind, and friendly; knows advanced music theory PE/Health Cindy Chung dominant force in class; excited to be there; gives her all and trains like an Olympian; supports others; bright, active, and full of life Science Quinn Elkins curious; comes to class engaged and ready to learn; listens, thinks, and asks great questions; helps others; contributes to positive classroom Social Studies Jannah McDaniel up to the challenge of APUSH; vital leadership role in HH; role model for all SCOTS; makes others feel valued and included World Languages Lorelei Starr comes everyday with a spirit of learning; not easily discouraged; persistent positive energy; adds sparkle and a smile for everyone
Art Basir Koleini hard worker who challenges himself and explores strategies to be successful; continues to improve utilizing strong growth mind-set AVID Armando Valdez Moreno his diligence and hard work do not go unnoticed; he is organized and advocates for himself; silent leader in class Business/Industrial Tech Callen Evans leads by example; participates in discussions; helps others; creates fantastic projects that all enjoy Directed Studies Byron Britt genuine, kind, and respectful; challenges himself everyday; demonstrates tenacity; fights hard through hard times; veni vidi vici English Lorrenz Atendido polite, caring and hard-working; kind, supportive and positive with others; spends extra time to produce highest quality work FACSE Ainsley Brebner comes to class everyday ready to work; sets a positive example for peers; appreciated for hard work, flexibility, and sense of calm Mathematics Romy Nevens always ready to learn; great attitude; asks smart questions and helps peers; is missed when gone; gives group direction; great at leading Music Bella Brown wonderful new addition to SC and band program, conscientious, motivated, and kind; fine musician on bass clarinet and piano PE/Health Ivka Boguszewski kind and respectful to others; responsible; contributes to group and partner work; quality effort goes above and beyond Science Zoe Lemchen curious and engaged; digs deep into subject matter; extremely helpful to peers; cheerful demeanor, curiosity and enthusiasm appreciated Social Studies Adonyas Argaw responsible, curious, well-organized, hard-working; wonderful presence in class; positive attitude; respectful of others World Languages Teja Raichur out performing upperclassmen in Spanish 3; self-disciplined; dedicates time outside of class; the one others turn to for help; integrity
Art Tabitha Wagner pushes boundaries, constantly experimenting to complete vision; started late but quickly jumped ahead; creating strong body of unique work AVID Brandon Reyes Ideal college-bound student; punctual, analytical, curious, genuine desire to learn; works his fingers to the bone; always strives to improve Business/Industrial Tech Wesley Brown has made a major impact on SCNN and, maybe more importantly, his enthusiasm is contagious; lucky to have him Directed Studies Tyree George has shown huge growth in desire and commitment to learn; kind leader who enjoys helping others; looks for challenge English Ariella Acevedo works hard to be successful; natural writing skills and yet still looks for ways to improve; helps others and encourages them to do their best FACSE Daniel Alvario demonstrates tremendous leadership in field site experience at Shoreline Preschool; mature, thoughtful, cares about people and children Mathematics Lois Gomez loves helping others; great perspectives to share; looks for ways to improve; works well with all students; makes classroom a better place Music Parker Smith dedicated choir student; example of perseverance and cares deeply about getting it right; a role model for others and a leader in Chansons PE/Health Piper Randall produces high quality work in all areas; leader; dependable volunteer; respectful of diversity; takes responsibility for her learning Science Alex Fray enthusiastic and genuinely curious; works hard; thoughtful and intuitive; perpetually friendly and gracious; always ready to offer help and a smile Social Studies Natalie Hakim leader that brings others to her maturity level; asks the right questions delving deeper into the complexities and uncovering the truth World Languages Benjamin Valenti demonstrates dedication and courage to make mistakes; persistent effort to communicate his ideas and apt at applying new material
Art Emma Howlett talent for putting together imagery and emotion to create dynamic art; unique, multi-talented artist; pushes others to do their best AVID Hannah Sy quiet and steady; pushes herself to take challenging AP and college level classes; earned a strong GPA; engaged in school activities and clubs Business/Industrial Tech Ella Fredericks always does high-quality work; uses time effectively and is an active contributor to class English Lauren Hyde passionate, intelligent who is also kind, supportive, and very wry; a talented writer, a creative singer and an excellent student of literature FACSE Hanna Cowan comes to class on time ready to work with a smile and an upbeat attitude; huge asset; takes pride and demonstrates professionalism Mathematics Kanon Ludwig consistently earns perfect scores in geometry class; helps struggling peers; fights hard for positive outcome Mathematics Kaelise Muzzy strives for perfection; asks thoughtful questions; deep thinker; skilled mathematician who tackles ideas from all sides Music Angelo Osborn hard-working, conscientious student; eager to learn and improve; helps set up daily; a pleasure to have and an asset to Stage Band PE/Health Giana Reed enjoys the process of learning shares that joy with others; always helpful in all areas; brings the best of herself to class everyday Science Emanuel Tesfaye thoughtful, kind soul who makes SC a better place; dedicated student; open to learning different perspectives and educating others Social Studies Odoum Nith outstanding work ethic; excellent content knowledge; respectful and inclusive; consistent positive contributions benefit all World Languages Katie Wein fearless participation in class; has worked hard to be most efficient; works well with peers; sets a great example for her brother
Art Neve Lin outstanding artist, creative, thoughtful; challenges herself; puts in countless hours to art club, adds a sense of calm, fun, and integrity to class AVID Mawahib Ismail always prepped and ready for class; leader in AVID and BSU, pushes herself, takes on challenge; person of opinions and exercises voice Business/Industrial Tech Michael Belay excellent self-manager and advocate; conscientious and responsible; turns in work on time and works to improve Directed Studies Jess Leazer hard-working; has shown tremendous growth in self-regulation and demonstration of safe behaviors and appropriate communication English Todd Schindler shares in discussion, offers considerate responses; mindful of perspectives; demonstrates growth mindset; always challenges self FACSE Addie Michaelson positive personality and empathetic demeanor, challenges herself; enthusiastically applies what she learns Mathematics Ainara Singleton does great collaborative work with her peers; enthusiastically shares her problem-solving thought process; positive leader Music Jared Chaney has done a great job connecting with the freshman percussionists and making drum line welcoming for all; role model TA PE/Health Bella Perritt gives 100% all the time; goes above and beyond expectations, positive attitude about all things and a great role model to peers Science Mehlat Seleshi a bright light in any classroom, hard-working student that values education; genuinely encouraging force for others in their learning Social Studies Samuel Klem projects an aura of intellectualism and critical thought; a leader who improves the performance of those around him World Languages Tim Billing adapted to SC famously; active participant who encourages others; willingly shares experiences to enrich the learning of all